Complete thesentences with the words in parentheses. Use the PRESENT PERFECT or PRESENRPERFECT PROGRESSIVE. 12points1 . I never, understandwhy they ag

) Complete the
sentences with the words in parentheses. Use the PRESENT PERFECT or PRESENR
PERFECT PROGRESSIVE. (12
points)

1 . I (never, understand)
why they agreed to be roommates in the first place.

2. Al just introduced me to
his sister. Now I (meet) everyone in his family.

3. Ms. Ericson (stand)
at the sales counter since eight o’clock this morning.

4. I am so happy! I finally got the one thing that I (always, want).

5. My uncle (paint) the outside of his house for three weeks, and
he’s still not finished.

6. The Smiths are presently in Tunisia. They (travel)
throughout North Africa since the middle of
May. They’ll return home in another month.

7. My brother’s daughter (grow) nearly six inches (15 cm) since I
last saw her two years ago.

8. A: How much money do you have to buy clothes with?

      B: Sixty dollars.

      A: I thought you had a
hundred dollars.

      B: I did. But I (already, spend)
forty.

9. A: Isn’t the rice ready to eat yet? It (cook) for over an
hour, hasn’t it? Are you sure you know how to cook rice?

      B: Of course I do! I’ve
watched mu mother make rice for years.

10. As far as I can remember, I (never, hear) him say “I’m sorry”
before.

11.  We (wait) to hear
about the new baby since 5 a.m.

12. Mr. Turtle (dig) a long trench across
the middle of his yard for the last two hours

  • 1 . I have never understood why they agreed to be roommates in the first place.
    2. Al just introduced me to his sister. Now I have met everyone in his family.
    3. Ms. Ericson has been standing at the sales counter since eight o’clock this morning.
    4. I am so happy! I finally got the one thing that I have always wanted.
    5. My uncle has been painting the outside of his house for three weeks, and he’s still not finished.
    6. The Smiths are presently in Tunisia. They have been travelling throughout North Africa since the middle of May. They’ll return home in another month.
    7. My brother’s daughter has grown nearly six inches since I last saw her two years ago.
    8. A: How much money do you have to buy clothes with?    B: Sixty dollars.  A: I thought you had a hundred dollars.   B: I did. But I have already spent forty.
    9. A: Isn’t the rice ready to eat yet? It has been cooked for over an hour, hasn’t it? Are you sure you know how to cook rice?  B: Of course I do! I’ve watched my mother make rice for years.
    10. As far as I can remember, I have never heard him say “I’m sorry” before.
    11.  We have been waiting to hear about the new baby since 5 a.m.
    12. Mr. Turtle has been digging a long trench across the middle of his yard for the last two hours.